Campus Update

The Iowa Valley/Marshalltown Community College campus did not sustain any damage during the July 19 tornado. Our campus and offices are open from 8 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, as usual. The Orpheum Theater Center is substantially damaged and will be closed until further notice; most upcoming events have been relocated (see for details). Orpheum offices are temporarily relocated to the MCC Faust Student Union.

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PJ Colbert

PJ Colbert


English Faculty




Marshalltown Community College


Faculty & Staff

Bldg & Room Number

MCC 501


P.J. Colbert is a professor of English at Marshalltown Community College. She holds an MA in English Literature from Oklahoma State University. Before coming to MCC, she worked as an editor of textbooks for vocational-technical schools and colleges.  In addition to her teaching duties, Professor Colbert has conducted training for area businesses in technical writing. She currently serves as the co-advisor for the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and the Collegiate Veterans Association and was a founding member of the Iowa Valley of Fear, a Sherlock Holmes Society. Her Composition II and Technical Writing courses have received Quality Matters certification. Her Documentation Guide, a handbook of MLA and APA documentation, is available in the MCC Bookstore.